Childs: 'I will be a steal of the draft'

In an interview on the Vikings Radio Network, rookie wide receiver Greg Childs says, "I will be a steal of the draft." Childs, a fourth-round pick by the Vikings, was one of the top receivers in the country in 2010 before suffering a knee injury that slowed him down.
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In an interview on the Vikings Radio Network, rookie wide receiver Greg Childs says, "I will be a steal of the draft." Childs, a fourth-round pick by the Vikings, was one of the top receivers in the country in 2010 before suffering a knee injury that slowed him down.

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